Finding Aid for the James V. Mink Papers, 1951-1953

Processed by Anne Caiger; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the James V. Mink Papers, 1951-1953

Collection number: 1265

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Anne Caiger, October 1980
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: James V. Mink Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1951-1953
Collection number: 1265
Creator: Mink, James V. (James Vantine), 1923-
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: James Vantine Mink III (1923- ) was a University Archivist (1961- ), director of the oral history program (1965-72), and head of the Department of Special Collections (1972- ) at UCLA. The collection consists of correspondence and research materials for a dissertation on the Western Union Telegraph Company expedition to Alaska, 1865-66.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of James V. Mink, December 1975.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James V. Mink Papers (Collection 1265). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

James Vantine Mink III was born on June 3, 1923 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin; attended Occidental College, 1941-43; BA (1946) and MA (1949), UCLA; B.L.S., UC Berkeley (1952); certificate in archival administration, American University, 1953; assistant head, Department of Special Collections (1952-65) University Archivist beginning in 1961, director of oral history program (1965-72), and head of the Department of Special Collections beginning in 1972, UCLA Library; president, Society of California Archivists, 1971-73.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence and research materials for a dissertation on the Western Union Telegraph Company expedition to Alaska, 1865-66.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Mink, James V. (James Vantine), 1923- --Archives.
Western Union Telegraph Expedition (1865-1867).
College librarians--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Papers. v.p., 1951-1953

Creator/Collector: Mink, James V.
Physical Description: (1 box)

Scope and Content Note

Comprises correspondence and research materials for a dissertation on the Western Union Telegraph Company expedition to Alaska, 1865-66.
  • 1. Alaska--History
  • 2. Telegraph line construction projects
  • 3. Western Union Telegraph Company